The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 469 450 399
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -51
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 112 118 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 87 68
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £48.00 £55.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +59.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £55.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +59.42%
SQL Server Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45670 44831 38950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28976 28139 22977
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1776 1874 1982
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 55 £463 +8.82% 15
South East -5 17 £315 -3.07% 4
South West +6 12 £350 +7.69% 4
Yorkshire -15 9 £308 +14.95% 1
North West -10 8 £320 - 9
West Midlands -17 4 £250 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £308 -13.07% 1
North East -8 3 £325 +1.56%
East of England -5 1 - -
SQL Server Developer
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SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 189 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 124 (65.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 114 (60.32%) SQL
4 86 (45.50%) T-SQL
5 85 (44.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
7 65 (34.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 61 (32.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 57 (30.16%) ETL
10 53 (28.04%) Data Warehouse
11 50 (26.46%) Microsoft
12 46 (24.34%) Finance
13 41 (21.69%) .NET
14 39 (20.63%) C#
15 37 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (15.34%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (13.23%) Banking
17 25 (13.23%) MS Excel
18 18 (9.52%) NHS
18 18 (9.52%) Migration
19 16 (8.47%) Scrum
19 16 (8.47%) Analytics
20 14 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
21 13 (6.88%) Investment Banking
22 12 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
22 12 (6.35%) MDX
22 12 (6.35%) QlikView
22 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
22 12 (6.35%) Retail
22 12 (6.35%) MS Access

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.53%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.53%) DNN
3 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (13.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 124 (65.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (44.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (34.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (32.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 53 (28.04%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (15.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (6.35%) QlikView
8 12 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (6.35%) MS Access
9 9 (4.76%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.23%) OLAP
11 7 (3.70%) DTS
11 7 (3.70%) ProClarity
12 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.65%) SSDT
13 4 (2.12%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.35%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.17%) Subversion
3 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.59%) ERwin
5 2 (1.06%) Maven
5 2 (1.06%) JIRA
5 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.53%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (24.34%) Finance
2 25 (13.23%) Banking
3 13 (6.88%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.35%) Retail
5 7 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.17%) Marketing
7 5 (2.65%) Back Office
8 4 (2.12%) Electronics
8 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.12%) Front Office
8 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.59%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.69%) .NET
2 12 (6.35%) MDX
3 11 (5.82%) XML
4 8 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.12%) HTML
6 2 (1.06%) Web Services
6 2 (1.06%) J2EE
6 2 (1.06%) CSS
6 2 (1.06%) SOAP
6 2 (1.06%) JMS
6 2 (1.06%) JAXB
6 2 (1.06%) Spring
6 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.06%) JSON
6 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.06%) HTML5
6 2 (1.06%) REST
6 2 (1.06%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.53%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.52%) NHS
2 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.29%) Replication
4 8 (4.23%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.70%) Clustering
6 6 (3.17%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.65%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (2.12%) Equities
8 4 (2.12%) DTV
9 3 (1.59%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.59%) Derivative
9 3 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.06%) AS400
10 2 (1.06%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.12%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (30.16%) ETL
3 37 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (9.52%) Migration
5 16 (8.47%) Scrum
5 16 (8.47%) Analytics
6 10 (5.29%) Kimball Methodology
6 10 (5.29%) Data Migration
7 9 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 9 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 8 (4.23%) Data Management
8 8 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.70%) CRM
9 7 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.17%) TDD
10 6 (3.17%) Data Mapping
10 6 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (2.65%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (2.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (60.32%) SQL
2 86 (45.50%) T-SQL
3 39 (20.63%) C#
4 12 (6.35%) VBA
5 8 (4.23%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.12%) Java
8 3 (1.59%) C
8 3 (1.59%) VB
8 3 (1.59%) R
9 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.53%) PHP
10 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (1.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.53%) FATCA
2 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 50 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.76%) Cognos
3 8 (4.23%) Business Objects
4 7 (3.70%) SAP
5 6 (3.17%) Oracle
5 6 (3.17%) Tableau
6 1 (0.53%) Sybase
6 1 (0.53%) Sun
6 1 (0.53%) Lotus
6 1 (0.53%) Greenplum
City, London
Red10
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £445 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago